identity theft


Man Dubbed A ‘Great Impostor’ Is Charged With Identity Theft

A Detroit-area man who inspired a 1989 award-winning film about impersonating others is in trouble again for being someone else.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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2 Detroit Women Sentenced To Prison, Caught Filing Tax Returns For Dead People

“The Tax Division has zero tolerance for stealing the identities of the deceased…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2015

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Worker, 10 Others Charged In Identity Theft Scheme

Eleven people have been charged with running identity theft and credit card fraud schemes in southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2015

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Former Detroit Officer Sentenced In Identity Theft Case

Authorities say cash bribes were used to get fraudulent police reports on credit card transactions to help improve credit scores for clients of a consulting company.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2015

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Canton Police Seek Help In Identifying Man Accused Of Fraud, Identity Theft

If you recognize the male photographed, please contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400. Callers may remain anonymous.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

Police: Major Player In Identity Theft Ring Busted

A man who police say plays a major role in a large identity theft ring has been arrested at an abandoned house in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2014

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Mich. Laws Target ATM Skimmers, Crash Solicitors

Snyder signed several bills Thursday, including a five-bill package that creates criminal penalties for using “skimmer” devices to record information off ATM cards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/27/2013

Stolen IDs have been modified with the suspect's photo. (credit: Department of Homeland Security)

Man Wanted For ID Theft In 3 Counties

Homeland Security agents are looking for a man wanted on suspicion of aggravated identity theft.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Man Found Living With Woman’s Corpse In Trailer

A 64-year-old Redford man is jailed after living several months in a trailer home with a dead body.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

Event Notices From April 9

The latest events and meetings from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, groups, institutions and individuals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2013